Giving gifts and cards is a norm for Valentine’s Day. This year, instead of having to buy some cards to give to your valentine, why not make them on your own. This way, Valentine’s cards will have an added value. They will have a personal meaning to both you the giver and the person to whom the card will be given to, th receiver. The awesome part about these DIYs is that they are not costly to make, and are also not difficult to make. Here are 12 great DIYs for you to try out.
No Fold Valentine’s Cards
This card does not have to be folded. You can simply cut up the paper or board you are to use to make the card, into the shape you please. Then, on one side of the card, you will simply decorate it any how you want. You can use paint, markers and glitters to make it as sweet as possible. Then on the other side, that is where you can write down your valentine’s message.
DIY 3D Decorations
For this, not much is put as decorations. In fact the simpler the color of the card, the better. You can then cut out a heart from a separate paper. Then decorate the heart and stick it onto the card, in a way that it can be opened up and it popping out in a 3D manner.
Heart Valentine’s Cards
To make the heart to decorate the card, you can cut up tiny pieces of a separate paper to make little hearts. You can then stick these little hearts on to the card to make a bigger and colorful heart. Make sure that the color of the card will not clash with the colors that you used to make the heart. You can slip this card into the gift that you have planned to give your valentine.
Packet of Hearts
This card has a little part of hearts stuck to its front as decoration. It would be best if you use different colors for the little hearts that you will put in the packet. Make sure that the little hearts are also in the Valentine’s Day colors such as red, white and pink. This is quite a creative idea for making a card.
DIY Balloon Card
For this card, you will need to use a simple and plain colored paper. Fold the paper to make the card. On the front part of the card, you can stick some red, pink or white cut out hearts that will resemble some balloons. You can also draw to add some more detail to the balloons, to make them look like hot air balloons. You can use some more cut outs add detail.
Valentine Hearts Card
The main decoration for this card is basically hearts. For this, you will need to use the Valentine’s Day colors for both the main card and its decorations. You will need to cut out some hearts of the same size and stick then to the front of the card in any pattern you please. The reason for the same size of hearts is so to give the decorations some sort of order on the card.
String on a Card
For this, you will not need to put much on the front of the card. You can put most of the decorations and the message on the inside of the card. To add detail, you can puncture holes into the card and put a string through the holes. You can then tie the two ends of the string so to close the card.
Homey Material Décor
For this, you can use some homey material such as ribbons and clothe for the decoration on the card. You can also add some words onto the front of the card, but with the main message on the inside of the card.
Bouquet of Hearts
The decorations for the card involve using hearts to make a bouquet of flowers. You can stick some different colored heart cut outs together on the front of the card. Then, you can add some decorations on the hearts with a pen or even a marker, something that will make the decorations pop. You can then draw on the flowers’ stems and then stick a ribbon bow onto to hold the stems.
Heart DIY Flower
This large flower on the front of the card is made from some heart cutouts. Stick the hearts one on top of the other and then bend them so that they protrude from the card. This will make a really lovely card.
Heart DIY Valentine’s Cards
You are to cut out the shape of the card in the shape of a heart. The heart can be any of the Valentine’s Day colors. To decorate the card, you can make some flowers with some paper the colors of the other Valentine’s Day colors you did not use for the heart.
Simple Colored Valentine Card
The colors you will use to make this card do not necessarily have to be Valentine’s Day colors. You can use some colors that are simple and yet blend in well together. You can use some heart cut outs as part of the decorations.